[vlc-devel] Why/how VLC is so fast? Especially with MJPEG streams.

Felix Paul Kühne fkuehne.videolan at gmail.com
Tue Jun 5 09:39:18 CEST 2012

Hi Eric,

On 05.06.2012, at 09:18, Eric Beuque wrote:

> I will also try to use DirectX or XVideo that you right, should be faster than X11 or GDI.
> This show that VLC is really a powerfull player, thank you every one for this software.
Depending on your needs, you might also want to have a look at libvlc, which let's you include most of VLC's core functionality in 3rd party apps, so all you'd need to do play a MJPEG stream is providing a view to show the video and ask libvlc to play the stream.

Best regards,


Felix Paul Kühne
Developer of VLC's Mac OS X port

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